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Full text of "Annual Evaluation Report Fiscal Year 1984"

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ARTS IN EDUCATION PROGRAM (no assigned CFDA number)

I.    PROGRAM PROFILE

Legislation: Section 583(b) of the Education Consolidation and Improve-
ment Act of 1981, P.L. 97-35, (20 U.S.C. 3851). (Expires September 30,
1987)

Funding Since 1980:

Fiscal Year    Authorization    Appropriation

1980         $ 20,000,000      $ 3,500,000

1981           20,000,000       3,150,000

1982            3,150,000       2,025,000

1983               If                             2,025,000

1984               If                             2,125,000

Purpose; To conduct demonstration programs regarding the involvement of
handicapped people in all the arts; to foster greater awareness of the need
for arts programs for the handicapped; to sponsor model programs in the
performing arts for children and youth; and to support a national network of
State arts and education committees.

Method of Operation; The program is conducted through noncompetitive grants
to the National Committee, Arts for the Handicapped, and the John F. Kennedy
Center for the Performing Arts. In FY 1984 the grant amounts awarded were
$1,450,000 and $675,000 respectively.

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II.  RESPONSE TO GEPA 417(a)

A. Goals and Objectives

For FY 1984, the Department's principal objective was to award both grants in
a timely manner.

B.  Progress and Accomplishments

ED made both awards as scheduled but the amount of one was subsequently
reduced. 2Jement and Recommendations for Legislation